Ecclestone Backing Lewis To Beat Vettel

Bernie Ecclestone thinks Lewis Hamilton is the clear favorite to win the 2017 Formula 1 championship. This is despite the fact that his friend and regular former backgammon partner Sebastian Vettel is actually leading the championship standings after three races. “He (Vettel) called me to play a game in Bahrain,” the former F1 boss said…

Mexico Wants To Join MotoGP Championship

The home of Formula 1’s Mexican Grand Prix, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, is being considered as a future MotoGP venue. The revamped circuit in Mexico City returned to the F1 calendar in 2015, and also hosts the World Endurance Championship and Formula E. Two-wheel racing was considered by promoter CIE Group during its redevelopment, with a…

Rea To Reach Superbike Landmark

Following three days of testing after the MotorLand Aragon Round, the Kawasaki Racing Team duo are keen to get racing action underway in The Netherlands. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) is set to reach a landmark in his career on Sunday, marking his 200th race start in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and is…

Red Bull May Leave Formula 1

Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko says Formula 1 chiefs must come up with an independent engine solution for 2021 during this year or risk losing his team. In a meeting between the FIA and manufacturers both in F1 and not currently involved last month, it was agreed that the current turbocharged V6 hybrid power…

Kyalami Photo Focus by Trevor Tyler

Perfect weather added to the overall enjoyment of Kyalami’s Motorsport Festival where an impressive crowd clearly enjoyed a fine show of all sorts of cars in action on the refurbished track. Roving photographer Trevor Tyler was on hand to capture the action. Pictures: Trevor Tyler

Get Ready For a Cross Country Battle

They say variety is the spice of life and by the time the season ends in October competitors in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) will have had everything, plus more, thrown at them by way of prevailing conditions at championship venues. Round two of the Auto and Moto championships head for KwaZulu-Natal on…

Motocross Action Moves To Bloemfontein

With two rounds down, National competitors have been tested to their limits already. Cape Town not only produced some upsets as well as excellent racing but the extreme heat added some additional challenges for all. The Bloemfontein Off Road Club never disappoints and competitors will enjoy excellent racing once again as they head to this…

Toyota Gazoo Racing RoundUp

Botterill Leads From Start To Finish Defending Class S1600 champions – now known as Class R2, South Africa’s premiere rally class for 2017 – Guy Botterill and Simon Vacy-Lyle, recorded a convincing victory in the York Rally, Round 2 of the 2017 South African National Rally Championship. The pair wielded their Toyota Gazoo Racing SA…

Enthusiastic Crowd Treated To Superb Racing At Kyalami

If the social media reaction of many of the fans who thoroughly enjoyed Saturday’s Kyalami’s Motorsport Festival is anything to go by, it was a brilliant day all round – never mind that the impressive crowd assembled along the grassy banks clearly enjoyed a fine show on a perfect Indian Summer’s afternoon. Their enjoyment was…

MotoGP All The News And Views

Tyre Change The Key For Marquez Marc Marquez hailed his fifth win on the bounce at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas as the perfect response to the disappointment of his DNF in Argentina. The Repsol Honda rider claimed his first win of the 2017 MotoGP World Championship to secure all 25 points after…